Ruby Dermitt, age 86, of Leitchfield passed away Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Kensington Manor Nursing and Rehab in Elizabethtown.
She was born on March 15, 1926 in Grayson County, the daughter of the late Willie and Lorena Bailes Yates.
She was a housewife and with her husband, Rev. Edward Dermitt, helped establish the Dermitt Funeral Home in 1969. She was a member of Claggett United Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughter, Judy Clemons of Leitchfield, two sons, Jerry Dermitt (Judy), of Caneyville, and Roger Dermitt (Chris), of Leitchfield, one sister, Ethel Smith, of Louisville, eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death, by her husband, Rev. Edward Dermitt, a son, Richard Dale Dermitt, a son-in-law, Richard Clemons, two brothers, Elmer and Paul Yates and three sisters, Cova Dean, Ollie Rich and Cuba Rich.
Funeral services were held Suinday, October 14, 2012. at the Claggett United Baptist Church in Leitchfield, with Rev. Howard Decker, Rev. Garry Watkins and Rev. Danny Dickson officiating. Burial was in the Claggett Cemetery.